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Woodbury Lodge

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Amakhala Game Reserve, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this lodge for two nights and experienced an amazing time. The management and staff was super friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and fresh. Our guide Cat has an amazing knowledge about the flora and habitats. We had the chance that she shared it with us!

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Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were two couples traveling together and this was our first safari, we could not have made a better choice it was superb. The food the service the staff were all excellent. We were lucky enough to see all the Big Five except the cheetah despite our guide's efforts! Our guide was great, very knowledgeable and obviously loved his job.... More 

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Henndorf am Wallersee, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights at woodbury lodge and did 4 game drives. The first 2 were amazing the next ones more or less repeating with even less animals. Cleanliness in the rooms could be improved but in total the stay was very nice. The food is very good and really nice presented.

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Merlischachen, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Woodbury Lodge in the private Amakhala Game Reserve provides excellent opprtunities to encounter African Wildlife. It is a safe and comfotable place to go there with kids. Great views from the Lodge, clean and comfortable rooms and nice and friendly staff. Two daily tours which allow to see lots of these great animals. Our guide Katrin with her basic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We enjoyed a 2 night stay at Woodbury. We found the staff to be warm and welcoming, and the other guests friendly and interesting - well travelled. The Amakhala reserve offers a great opportunity to see wildlife. Our guide Jason, was wonderful - personable, professional, and caring. He went above and beyond to show and explain the animals to us.... More 

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Milton Abbas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Having flown from the UK overnight, my wife, Sue, and I were ready for a quiet night to catch up on sleep deprivation. None of that at Woodbury Lodge. On arrival, we were met by the Manager, Tim, who advised us that within an hour we would be off on our first game drive ... and what a drive it... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We have just spent 3 nights here to end our South African holiday. We were met by Tim and a welcome drink just in time to go on our late afternoon/ early evening game drive. Our guide Melusi,was excellent and over the course of our stay we saw so much and nothing was too much. The hospitality,food,drink and overall friendliness... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Our family of 5 stayed here for two nights and had a fabulous time We saw all of the big 5 and my daughters 21,18 and 16 (strange names I know ) wee besides themselves in the drives which were handled excellently and loved the sundowner surrounded by giraffes - just surreal To cap it all when one of them... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I visited Woodbury Lodge in September 2014 for three night with my wife and parents. This was our first visit to a game park in PE as we usually visit the parks further north, and my experience was much better than I was expecting. We were greeted by Tim on arrival with a drink before going through the paperwork, and... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I travel regularly to South Africa and the trip would not be complete without a stay at Woodbury. Met on arrival by a drink and escorted to our bungalow/chalet. Absolutely superb setting and great rooms with views from every window. My wife was carrying a bunch of flowers and asked to have them put in water, she explained they were... More 

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